Care recipient (cr) feels exposed embarrassed during bath

Try: Put a towel over cr cr’s shoulders or lap this helps him her feel less exposed then use a sponge or washcloth to clean under the towel

Materials: Bath towel sponge or washcloth

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

Information: Check local phone book or contact the meals on wheels organization at 703-548-5558 www mowaa org

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Anxiety about bathing embarrassed during bath feels exposed dignity

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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